Mendoza School of Business


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    February 14, 2019
    Why you should keep a joint bank account. (Happy Valentine’s Day!)

    Assistant professor of marketing Emily Garbinsky was interviewed by the Washington Post about her paper “The Consumption Consequences of Couples Pooling Finances,” co-authored by Joe Gladstone, an assistant professor of consumer behavior at University College London. Garbinsky and Gladstone researched whether the type of bank account (joint versus separate) affect the spending choices of couples.

    Washington Post

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    January 14, 2019
    Love connection: Joint bank accounts prompt romantic partners to spend more wisely, study finds

    Plagued by a splurging spouse? Open a joint bank account. New research from the University of Notre Dame shows that people who share money from a joint account are less likely to wastefully spend for fear of having to justify the expenses. Those partners will avoid pleasure spending in favor of utilitarian purchases, which are […]

    Shannon Roddel

  • December 10, 2018
    Starving The Watchdog: Who foots the bill when newspapers disappear?

    NPR's Hidden Brain Podcast discusses the free availability of internet news sources that drive paid subscribers away from traditional newspapers. Finance professor Paul Gao…


  • November 5, 2018
    Uber and Lyft are offering discounted or free rides to the polls on Tuesday

    Management & Organization professor James O'Rourke IV was interviewed for a Marketplace story on why Uber and Lyft are offering free or discounted rides to the polls on election day. He argues it's a move to gain new riders. “Particularly if you’re an older customer or someone in an underserved area, it’s a great way to introduce someone to the service,” he said. …


  • July 17, 2018
    A researcher studied a year of public Venmo transactions. Here’s what she learned

    Mike Chapple was interviewed by CNN Money for a story on Venmo transactions. Chapple is the academic director of the Master of Science in Business Analytics…

    CNN Money

  • April 25, 2018
    Why we trust Amazon with the keys to our cars Amazon’s latest innovation allows it

    Timothy Carone wrote a commentary piece for CNBC on why consumers don't seem to have a problem giving Amazon a high level of access to our lives despite events of recent months. Carone is an associate teaching professor in the Department of IT, Analytics, and Operations at Mendoza College of Business. Read his full commentary here…

    Timothy Carone

  • April 6, 2018
    Mendoza marketing professor wins research award

    Shankar Ganesan, professor and chair of the Marketing Department, won the prestigious Louis W. Stern Award, which recognizes an outstanding article published in a refereed journal that has made a significant contribution to the literature on marketing and channels of distribution.

    Carol Elliott

  • March 28, 2018
    Cambridge Analytica may go down in flames, but its practices won’t

    Scott Nestler, associate teaching professor in the Department of Information Technology, Analytics, and Operations at Mendoza College of Business, was interviewed for a Mashable story on social media and psychometrics. 


  • March 14, 2018
    How can credit card companies afford to offer big sign-up bonuses?

    Joseph Cherian, teaching professor of marketing in the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame, discussed credit card sign-up bonuses on


  • March 1, 2018
    Could Dick’s Sporting Goods ban on assault-style rifles change sales?

    Joseph Holt, a management teaching professor at Mendoza College of Business, was interviewed for a story on the impact of Dick's Sporting Goods decision to stop selling assault-style weapons, high-capacity magazines and guns to buyers under 21.

    USA Today